That’s one tough-looking troupe of thespians! (They won’t mind my calling them “thespians,” will they?). I suppose the most popular light operas would be from Gilbert and Sullivan— H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, and Pirates of Penzance, (which their costumes suggest); but one might also consider the works of Franz Lehár, Johann Strauss the Younger, Victor Herbert, and numerous others—maybe even Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill, who might appeal to the Halfrock songspielers….
Paul Gilligan and Kory Merritt